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Laundry Tips – Fabric Care

Can you wash leather, and what is the best way to wash cotton? And what should you pay attention to when you’re washing silk in the washing machine? When it comes to fabrics, it can be challenging to know what method is best for cleaning your laundry. Here, we’ve gathered everything you need to know – from how to clean suede shoes to how to wash wool clothes, we show you how it’s done.

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Choosing a suitable laundry detergent is a good place to start. From Surf excel Matic Liquid, that is designed for removing tough stains to Surf excel Liquid Detergent that is perfect for hand washing delicates, our broad range of products is sure to have a solution to your needs.

So many different washing instruction symbols, so many different meanings. Before you start washing it’s important you consult the garment care tag and familiarise yourself with what it all means. This way, you’ll know exactly how to set your washing machine to the right cycle and temperature.

What should you keep in mind when washing silk in the washing machine, and is it ok to wash leather using water and detergent? Find out how to take care of your delicates by checking the garment care tag and browsing our articles for specific answers.

Wondering how to clean suede shoes? Most shoes can be washed in the washing machine without any problem, but for delicate fabrics, such as suede, it’s better to wash them by hand. Surf excel helps you take good care of all your shoes with some special shoe cleaning advice.

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